Consumer Council Report 2013
11th December 2013: New look Consumer Council Report celebrates a record year for LINK; along with improved access to cash.
Cash usage on the up
10th June 2013: A new report published by LINK, the Payments Council and UK Cards Association showes cash usage grew in 2012.
Summer Cash Boost
16 August 2012: Cash withdrawals up by 4.6% during the Olympics compared to same period last year.
LINK supports PhD at Central St Martins
8 February 2012: LINK and Central St Martins School of Art and Design announce a new PhD to study ATM design and processes to improve customers' experience and security.
Cash demand remains up in 2011
14 December 2011: LINK reports that the value of LINK cash withdrawals for the first eleven days of December has risen by 6.6% to £4 billion.
Charity giving at LINK ATMs
23 May 2011: LINK announces that UK banks, building societies and cash machine operators have unanimously agreed to work together to enable charity giving at UK cash machines.
EAPS transaction volumes continue to increase year-on-year
20 April 2011: EAPS, the Euro Alliance of Payment Schemes, has announced that two million European cross-border transactions were undertaken in 2010 using its payment framework. This represents an increase of more than 100% compared to 2009.
Metro Bank joins LINK ATM network
29 July 2010: Metro Bank, Britain’s first new high street bank in over 150 years, has joined the LINK ATM network, giving its customers access to the entire UK cash machine network.
Increased transaction flows demonstrate widening acceptance of EAPS to unite independent card scheme networks
4th of May, 2010 – Brussels: ATM transaction flows under the Euro Alliance of Payment Schemes (EAPS), which unites European debit card schemes, have increased thanks to Consorzio Bancomat and Zentraler Kreditausschuss opening up the Italian and German processing gateways, SIA-SSB and CardProcess, under the EAPS framework to support their agreement to allow each other’s cardholders to withdraw cash from their respective ATM networks.